Fennel is an industrial source of anethole but, recently, further interest has come from the suggested possibility of many industrial uses of this plant. The volatile substances from the seeds of fennel grown in Sparacia (Cammarata - AG - Sicily; 37°38' N; 13°46' E) have been investigate and compared on a statistical basis with previously reported data. The variety grown in Sparacia fall into the "high fenchone" chemovariety. The substances alpha-toluene, alpha-terpinene, beta-phellandrene+limonene and camphene appear the components most sensitive to environment and growth conditions modifications.
|Numero di pagine||14|
|Rivista||Journal of Essential Oil-Bearing Plants|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2005|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Analytical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry